Messi tax fraud allegations continue

TweetLionel Messi , Barcelona forward and world football sensation has been accused of using a network of companies created by his father to defraud the Spanish government of €4.1 million of tax revenues over the period of 2007-2009 for income earned from his image rights. Allegedly he and his father siphoned away this income to tax […]


Free WIFI supplier Gowex faces bankruptcy and false account charges

TweetFormer Spanish technology darling Gowex has filed for bankruptcy, frozen existing contracts and dismissed founder and former CEO Jenaro Garcia Martin who is being charged with falsifying accounts for at least the past 4 years, distorting financial and economic information, and insider trading. Gowex, Free WIFI provider for major cities (Madrid, New York, Paris and […]

Why Catalonia and Madrid are imposing restrictions on Airbnb

TweetAirbnb received their first European fine at the beginning of July from Catalonian authorities, fining the property letting service €30,000 for breaching Catalonian tourist letting laws. Laws state that any property letted to tourists in the region should be registered with the Tourism Registry of Catalonia and approved (for security and hygiene reasons), and the […]